Richard "Richey" Polk

June 1, 1944 ~ March 27, 2021 (age 76)


Richard “Richey” Polk, 76, of Slaton, passed away Saturday, March 27, 2021.

Viewing will be 10:00am-3:00pm Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

A Graveside Service will be at 5:00 pm Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at Englewood Cemetery in Slaton. Arrangements are by Englunds Funeral Service of Slaton.

Richey was born June 1, 1944 in Slaton to Donald and Lois Polk. He graduated from Slaton High School in 1963.  He married Nancy Buxkemper on July 16, 1964 in Slaton.  Early on, Richey worked in retail sales at C. R. Anthonys, Gibson’s, and Montgomery Ward.  Then he went to work for Santa Fe Railroad and retired after 30 years in 2004. 

He is preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Veletta Limmer; and his brother, Randy Polk. 

Richey is survived by his wife, Nancy; his son, Darin Polk and wife, Angela and Randall Polk and his wife, Vicky, all of Slaton; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 

Family suggest memorials to Slaton Meals on Wheels or Weekend Snack Sack Program.

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March 31, 2021

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Englunds Funeral Chapel, Slaton, Texas

Graveside Service
March 31, 2021

5:00 PM
Englewood Cemetery of Slaton

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